The Past Simple with “be”

The Past Simple withbe




Positive with ‘be’ Negative with ‘be’ Negative Short Form
I was cold. I was not sleepy. I wasn’t sleepy.
You were tired. You were not on the bus. You weren’t on the bus.
He was in the garden. He was not at school. He wasn’t at school.
He was late. He was not ugly. He wasn’t ugly.
It was rainy. It was not hot. It wasn’t hot.
We were on holiday. We were not at work. We weren’t at work.
They were hungry. They were not tired. They weren’t tired.